Archive for August, 2016

Getting started with Perl XS and Inline::C

Posted on August 18, 2016. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , |

Getting started with Perl XS and Inline::C There’s a good list of references at the end!

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perl XS – passing array to C and getting it back

Posted on August 18, 2016. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , |

perl XS – passing array to C and getting it back I’ve never really learned how to write XS – I just use the XS file that Inline::C creates.

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Getting to Travis and GitHub Pages Quickly

Posted on August 13, 2016. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , |

Getting to Travis and GitHub Pages Quickly Often, when I’m working locally I like to bounce right over to a GitHub repository url to check something. I ended up writing a bit of code to make this easier. While I was at it, I decided it would be nice to have the same thing for […]

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The best ever explanation of Decorators in Python

Posted on August 12, 2016. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , |

The best ever explanation of Decorators in Python I have checked like a dozen explanations for Python Decorators. Some of them are good. But this Stack Overflow answer just beats them all. Such an awesome answer. It is a bit long as it has built the theory step by step.

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The first video that has intuitively explained quaternions to me

Posted on August 8, 2016. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , |

The first video that has intuitively explained quaternions to me Saw this video the other day that, for the first time, explained how quaternions work in a way that I understood. Highly recommended, as I know that for a lot of people they’re a magical black box. Links: Humane Rigging 03 – 3D Bouncy Ball […]

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Teach Makefile.PL to use cpanm

Posted on August 8, 2016. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , |

Teach Makefile.PL to use cpanm When writing perl modules, more often than not a few dependencies creep in … which makes it a wee bit awkward when developing the module, because I then have to somehow install these dependencies, and I would rather not get them all over the place but neatly in the module […]

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Perl’s Pegex Module: a great way to parse files by creating grammars

Posted on August 8, 2016. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , |

Perl’s Pegex Module: a great way to parse files by creating grammars We recently came across Pegex and found it to be an interesting module for parsing text data. Instead of using regular expressions directly, the user can write a grammar for the data to be parsed. The data can be automatically converted to a […]

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Feedback on my way to organize Emacs settings

Posted on August 1, 2016. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , |

Feedback on my way to organize Emacs settings I was reviewing my emacs dot files organization, which at the moment I did it served me well, but I want to know if there are any other better ways to organize your dot files. Mine just loads a bunch of .el files stored in the inits/ […]

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